Distribution of dividend The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today, April 3rd, 2007, approved the annual financial statements of fiscal year 2006 and, inter alia, resolved on the distribution of a Euro 0.75 dividend per share.
Those being Alpha Bank shareholders at the closing of the Athens Exchange trading session on Wednesday April 4, 2007 shall be entitled to the dividend of fiscal year 2006. The ex-dividend day will be Thursday April 5, 2007 and the dividend payout start date will be Tuesday April 17, 2007. The dividend will be paid-out according to the procedure set out in the Athens Exchange Regulations and laid down by the Central Securities Depository, with any one of the following ways:
- Through the Operator of each shareholder''s Account, if so arranged.
- Through the Alpha Bank Branch Network, upon presentation of identity card and a printout of the Account at the Dematerialised Security System (S.A.T), when:
> Shares are operated by the Central Securities Depository
> Shares have not been dematerialised, or
> Shareholder has not provided or has recalled the proxy to collect the dividend.
If a shareholder wishes to collect the dividend in person, though he has authorised an Operator for its collection, he may revoke the authorisation either through his Operator or by applying to the Central Securities Depository five working days before the dividend payout date. Shareholders will receive a Dividend Payment certificate at the point of dividend collection.